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What do Declan Rice, Nigel Farage and Barack Obama have in common?

Sky News Wednesday, 24 November 2021
What do Declan Rice, Nigel Farage and Barack Obama have in common?If you'd have said earlier this year that 150,000 people would pile on to Twitter to listen to international footballers sing 90s rap tunes - there would be a few turned heads.
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